When a rash of pranks on the cityas meter maids turns deadly, Jill Smith isnat amused Two witnesses see the man drag the old woman into a canyon while brandishing a rifle. As night falls, detective Jill Smith and the Berkeley police department set up a perimeter. The canyon is a hostage negotiatoras nightmareadark, rough, and full of escape routesaand when she finally opens communication, the gunman doesnat respond. Rather than wait for dawn, Jill leads her team into the darkness. At the bottom of the canyon they find a battered old mannequin and a box of stolen parking tickets. The entire incident was another skirmish in one manas ongoing war to humiliate the cityas meter maids. Interviewing the residents on the canyonas lip, Jill meets Madeleine Riordan, retired attorney and legendary firebrand She seems to know something, but refuses to tell until the next day. When Jill returns, the woman has been murdered, and Jill suspects that the prankster may have lost his sense of humor. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Susan Dunlap including rare images from the authoras personal collection.aBecause the machines you use in a fitness center dona#39;t create energy, they consume it. Take the treadmill: You dona#39;t move the belt as you walk, the belt goes electricallyand youraceto keep up with it. You can get a manual treadmill, but ita#39;s a anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Open Road Media - 2012-05-08|